Definitely Not Daddy Material!
Jasmine Marks is focused and hardworking, and when she took a job as engineer for Baron Energies, she left behind her support network. Now, the burden of caring for her twin girls is all on her, and she doesn't have time for a dilettante playboy like Jet Baron. Besides, she needs her job, and she can't blow it by getting involved with the boss's son.
On the surface, Jet Barron is a dabbler, dropping into work one day and riding rodeo the next. But when he makes his mind up, he goes for it, full-out. He knows a lot more than anyone suspects, about the oil business, about women. And this woman needs someone to count on—which will be Jet, if he gets his way.
Mark Hansen has hated the wealthy Cody clan his entire life. And he's secretly loved Nicki Sable just as long. But Nicki is totally beyond this cowboy's reach. She's not only tight with the Codys—she's his boss's daughter.
Nicki has never been shy about going after what she wants. And she wants Mark something fierce. Except now the bad-boy rodeo rider is kicking up dust about a whopper of a secret that could tear two families apart. And Nicki isn't ready to take sides. Even if Mark is the sexiest, most trustworthy cowboy she knows.
Claim his heritage or blaze his own path? Mark has never chosen the easy road. And now the wrong decision could cost him everything, including the woman he loves.
Rude with a bad attitude—that's Ryan Clayborne, all right. From the moment she meets her new boss's son, Jorie Peters vows to spend as little time as possible with the surly rancher. That she has to plan his wedding? Well, that's just bad luck. The sparks shooting between them? Those are a Texas-size disaster.
The last thing Ryan needs is some big-city wedding coordinator stomping her high heels all over his ranch. He has bigger things on his mind—mainly a temporary marriage to a friend he doesn't love. But one look at Jorie turns the cowboy's life, and heart, upside down. Heated thoughts lead to cold feet, but Ryan's still determined to do the honorable thing. Even if doing right has never felt so wrong…
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Heading up a team to investigate the murder of a NASCAR driver is right up her alley. The only problem is NASCAR star Blain Sanders, the man who requested her. Blain is well-heeled, well connected and drop-dead gorgeous—and he knew Cece when she was a drag-racing tomboy with grease under her nails.
But Cece has grown up since then, in all the right places. And while catching the killer is her main objective, she's not above making the man who ignored her as a teenager squirm a little.
Two people on a surefire collision course. But Cece and Blain are about to discover that the sweetest victory does not always come from winning….
Except the doc she finds is more spurs and saddles than scrubs and stethoscopes. Even more troubling, he's lost his faith in medicine…and in his own abilities. But as Nick quickly discovers, it's not going to be easy saying no to this brave, beautiful woman with the sweet-as-honey Texas accent. And sometimes a physician needs a little help before he can heal himself.
MARK: SECRET COWBOY
Rodeo rider Mark Hansen has hated the Cody clan his entire life. And he's loved Nicki Sable just as long. But not only is Nicki tight with the Codys—she's also his boss's daughter. And now Mark has a secret that could tear two families apart and put Nicki out of his reach forever. Mark has never chosen the easy road, but this time the wrong decision could cost him everything.
RANCHER AND PROTECTOR
Amber Brooks took the job at Camp Cowboy to find a way to reach her special-needs nephew—not to go gaga over the best-looking guy she's ever laid eyes on. True, Colt Sheridan can teach her a thing or two about horses…and other things. But Amber knows better than to trust anyone with her secret. And yet…just what is it about cowboys?
Trent Anderson's rodeo days are over. Thanks to the car accident that killed his best friend, he will never get on a horse again. But physical therapist Alana McClintock isn't listening to his protestations. She just won't let up—getting under his skin, waking parts of him he thought would sleep forever. He can sense she feels something for him, too.
Alana knows Trent's injuries aren't as extensive as he thinks, and with some hard work she's convinced he will ride again. But the problem is convincing Trent. As Alana works with the wounded cowboy, she is drawn to him in a way that is anything but professional. She's determined to help him, though—even if it means he'll walk away from her.
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Cabe Jensen hates Christmas. After losing his beloved wife, the holidays are nothing but a painful reminder of all that was good in his world. When his best friend asks to get married at his ranch, Cabe has no idea that it's to be a Christmas wedding! The worst part is he has to work with Saedra Robbins—a friend of the groom—on the plans. And Saedra can't seem to stop herself from poking her nose everywhere, making him feel things he'd rather forget.
Trouble is, he's not sure what Saedra's after. She makes herself at home around the place, and his daughter likes her. All Cabe knows is he can't stop thinking about kissing her….
Time's running out for Samantha Davies.
If it's the last thing she does before losing her sight completely, she has got to find out whether Montana's wild, Baer Mountain mustangs are real or simply the stuff of bedtime stories. And nothing—not even a bullheaded, devilishly handsome wrangler named Clint McAlister—is going to stop her.
How could Clint stop a firecracker like Samantha? So what if her eyes are as green as spring grass? Or that she sits a horse like a cowboy's sweetest dream. Clint almost got his heart broken by one high-toned city girl. All he has to do is keep his hands and his heart to himself until this one goes back where she came from and leaves him—and the mustangs—alone.
After serving in the Army, veterinarian Ethan McCall isn't sure where he belongs. So visiting Claire Reynolds's family ranch to help with her military dog rescue seems as good a place as any. Except that he can't stop thinking about the beautiful single mom. Ethan's happy to lend Claire a hand, but he can't offer his heart, as well. As far as he's concerned, it's damaged goods anyway.
Claire recognizes the pain in Ethan's green eyes. With a son to raise, there's no room in her life for romance…or so she tells herself. But Claire and Ethan can't deny their attraction forever. Can two broken hearts come together to make a family whole? Or will Claire and Ethan continue to run from the thing that scares them most?
Mariah Stewart has a passion—to save racehorses from slaughter once they're done racing. Zach Johnson has a passion, too—raising winners. Mariah and her protests are one more annoyance on a list that may cost him his family stables. And when his best horse goes down, she pesters him about his plans for it. The thing is, Mariah is also a vet. Her crazy proposal to save Dasher might work, and what does Zach have to lose?
Only his sanity! Maybe his determined bachelorhood, too. Because Mariah just…gets under his skin. Zach knows she feels it—she heats up every time he's near. But is the attraction between them enough to set aside everything they believe in?
HER RODEO HERO (Cowboys in Uniform)
by Pamela Britton
After an accident, Natalie Goodman is looking to start over, but she needs Colt Reynolds's help. The rodeo cowboy tries everything to resist falling for the beauty, but he's no match for her sweet kisses…
A COWBOY'S CHRISTMAS REUNION (The Boones of Texas)
by Sasha Summers
Hunter Boone broke Joselyn Stephens's heart years ago. Now Josie has a chance at happiness, but she refuses to come between Hunter and his son—no matter how much she wishes she could be part of their family.
A HUSBAND IN WYOMING (The Marshall Brothers)
by Lynnette Kent
Reporter Jess Granger is determined to unearth the truth about artist-turned-rancher Dylan Marshall. But the closer she gets to the taciturn cowboy, the more she wonders if what she's found instead…is a Wyoming husband.
MISTLETOE RODEO (Welcome to Ramblewood)
by Amanda Renee
Handsome bull rider Chase Langtry just wants to be left alone after his dismal showing at the National Finals, but reporter Nola West is determined to get the scoop…and the man!
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Rein Montgomery, the Duke of Wroxly, live as a commoner? His late uncle's will is painfully clear: Rein must survive without his wealth or title in the meanest of London's streets for one month, or else lose his entire fortune. Luckily, his ability to charm the ladies has never failed him anywhere, anytime. And he has his newest conquest in sight: a beguiling market girl named Anna Rose Brooks.
Anna's heart is kind and her intelligence keen, but she's not sure what to make of this dashing stranger lost in the rough district of St. Giles. Is he gentleman or rake? She offers him shelter for one night, but he wants thirty. She tries to keep her distance, but he tempts her to share his bed. She gives in to scandal by becoming his mistress, but he wants her soul. Anna is no fool; she knows the men who come to St. Giles do not often stay. And now she is faced with her biggest fear: that when he leaves, he will take her heart.
Word Count: 88,000 words.
Amber Brooks took the job at Camp Cowboy to find a way to reach her special-needs nephew—not to go gaga over the best-looking guy she's ever laid eyes on. True, Colt Sheridan can teach her a thing or two about horses, but Amber knows better than to trust anyone with her secret. And yet…just what is it about cowboys?
Going undercover at the camp is Colt's way of finding out where "Aunt Amber" has hidden his buddy's little boy. In exchange, his friend's promised him a prize-winning horse. And what this rodeo rider really wants is a shot at the national championship. Unfortunately, what he's got is a crush on the softhearted equine intern. But if Amber is such a good person, how can she keep a man from his own son?
Proud and beautiful Lady Ariel D'Archer bravely bears the cruel disdain of society -- all the while wondering if her sullied reputation will prevent love from ever entering her heart again. But then she meets Nathan Trevain, whose breathtaking gaze inflames her passion and whose softest touch sets her heated blood racing. This is a man unwilling to take "no" for an answer -- nor is Ariel certain she could deny him anything. But he is also a man who harbors a dangerous secret -- one that places Ariel in grave danger once she uncovers it.
His Destiny Was Surrender
The secretive future Duke of Davenport has his own hidden reasons for wanting to help the exquisite fallen rose restore her good name -- and for taking her prisoner once she discovers his true identity. For his lovely captive holds the key to the fate of his lost brother. And it will take every ounce of Trevain's fabled seductive powers to win her help. But the closer he holds her -- the deeper he kisses her -- the more completely the lady Ariel takes possession of his soul. Will she be the one to seduce him with true love -- the sweetest, most succulent magic of all?
Yes, Jessie's made plenty of mistakes. Dating Tommy was one of them. One it looks as if she's never going to live down. If she can only make Rand realize she wasn't the reason his cousin went to jail, and she isn't the person Rand—and everyone else in town—thinks she is.
And that it's okay to fall in love….
Colton Reynolds can tame the wildest of stallions, so how can working with Natalie Goodman be this hard? Colt tries to keep his distance while helping the former equestrian champion overcome a serious injury, but her feisty spirit and tender heart prove to be an irresistible combination.
Natalie knows that beneath his surly demeanor, Colt is haunted by his past and his time serving as an Army Ranger. He believes he's too scarred to love…or be loved. But she won't give up easily. Just as Colt is determined to help her find her way back into the ring, Natalie is doing everything she can to find a way into his heart.
ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME
A HOME FOR CHRISTMAS by Laura Marie Altom
But not even the photos and the PR people had prepared him for the real thing. And when he finally did corral Caro, he was totally smitten. A herd of wild horses couldn't drag him away, because the competition for her heart was one he planned to win….
A PROMISE TO PROTECT
Under the guise of taking over the family's rodeo act, former Army Ranger Chance Reynolds is actually home to protect their star trick rider, Carolina Cruthers, from her ex. Keeping an eye on the spunky blonde isn't a problem. Keeping things professional? That's getting harder every day.
Though Caro feels safe with Chance, she knows getting involved with her boss would be a bad idea, never mind dragging him into her messy past. But life on the rodeo trail draws them closer, and what started as a short-term arrangement suddenly feels anything but temporary. Can Chance convince Caro that they should team up forever?
She'd sooner sleep with a snake! Yet Amanda Johnson had no choice but to do business with barracuda Scott Beringer. This millionaire wanted to go from computer wizard to prime cowboy material, and he had Amanda hanging by the ankles—well, he had the deed to her beloved ranch. All he wanted were cowboy lessons, and he'd sell her back the family homestead.
It seemed like a simple exchange, but teaching Scott "the ropes" had Amanda in a tizzy. For while he might not know how to lasso a steer, Scott was running circles around Amanda's carefully guarded emotions, stirring up her true passionate nature and making the cowgirl wish she could teach Scott some "groom" lessons.ASAP!
No previous adventure could have prepared Garrick for his role as guardian angel to titian-haired Lucy, the most stubborn, impetuous, and beautiful female he's ever met. Exceptionally curious, Lucy is trying to find the truth about a young orphan boy's past—a dark secret that someone will kill to protect.
However, discovering answers can be more dangerous that either Lucy or Garrick expected. Desire flares between this heavenly angel and his charge—a passion that Garrick must resist to save his beloved Lucy and his own soul.
Sheriff Brennan Connelly knows he should avoid anything that could hint at scandal while he's running for reelection, such as falling for a gorgeous young widow. But despite the age difference and the political risks, Bren and Lauren Danners share a remarkable connection. And as he coaches her young son in the rodeo, the former Green Beret is drawn ever closer to her.
Lauren Danners may be young, but she's long past the age of swooning over devastatingly handsome men. And Bren Connelly may be handsome, but Lauren has had her fill of men in dangerous jobs. To protect her son—and her heart—she tries to keep Bren at arm's length. But whenever she's around him, all she wants is to be in his arms!